As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Montgomery County is holding a special election this week to replace former council member Don Praisner, who died earlier this year. We sit down with the three candidates competing for that job, and discuss how they think the county can meet its challenges — on everything from education to tax policy.
- Robin Ficker Republican Candidate, Montgomery County Council
- George Gluck Green Party Candidate, Montgomery County Council
- Nancy Navarro Democratic Candidate, Montgomery County Council
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